For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
He (Baxter on his death bed) said, "God may justly condemn me for the best duty I ever did; and all my hopes are from the free mercy of God in Christ." He had often said before, "I can more readily believe that God will forgive me than I can forgive myself. After a slumber he waked, saying, "I shall rest from my labours." A minister present said, "And your works will follow you." He replied, "No works; I will leave out works, if God will grant me the other." When a friend comforted him with the remembrance of the good many had received from his writings, he replied, "I was but a pen in God's hand, and what praise is due to a pen?"
Parallel VersesKJV: For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: